SWIM TRUSTEES

Adele Peers

Trustee & Technical Advisor

Adele Peers is an education expert with 18 years teaching experience in formal and non formal education at home and abroad including eight years in Cambodia. She also has a Masters in Humanitarian Aid and has worked on projects including teacher training in Cambodia, refugee access to education in Malaysia and Disaster Risk Reduction policy analysis in Myanmar. Since 2011 she has volunteered and swam at the annual Mekong River Swim. Adele used the event to promote Water Safety and highlight the work of organisations in the field including SWIM Cambodia and Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and the work of Cambodia’s elite underwater explosive ordinance team.

Conrad Foote

Founding Trustee & Trainer

Conrad Foote worked in Cambodia for three years as a pediatric nurse and peer education advisor. Conrad’s concern for child drowning began when he heard that a local boy aged 11 had died from drowning. Conrad built the foundations for Safety When It Matters (SWIM Cambodia) following completion of a Masters in Pubic Health and study on drowning perception and prevention, in Cambodia.

Conrad has trained and mobilized 21 Cambodian (Khmer) volunteers to teach communities Water Safety, Safe Rescue and Resuscitation skills. These volunteer SWIM Cambodia trainers deliver community based education to children and adult caregivers.

In the UK, Conrad leads a team of young people’s substance misuse workers with Young Addaction Liverpool. The team provide support and education to young people aged 10 to 24.

Carl McFarlane

Trustee

Carl is the owner of N2R Productions. He is a freelance Youth Worker and specialised in detached outreach and drug education. Carl is a writer and performer from Liverpool, ‘A Night 2 Remember’ (N2R) is a one-man performance by Carl where he depicts the effect of substance misuse on various different characters in the story. Carl specialises in creative community projects and fundraising.

Daniel Graham

Trustee & Technical Advisor

Dan Graham is a passionate water safety consultant, he travels widely and worked for a number of respected organisations including the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), R3SAR, the Royal Lifesaving Society (UK), and Spartan UKOS. He has written training programmes for many different organisations, and co-authored many papers on different aspects of drowning prevention and water safety. Dan sits on the Trustee Boards of the Royal Lifesaving Society UK, and Nile Swimmers. He also represents the RLSS UK on the Rescue Commission of the International Lifesaving Federation.

Lee Croucher

Trustee

Lee Croucher is the Managing Director of ‘Your Future Solutions’. He has over 15 years experience in education, training, sport and business, where he has held a range of senior management posts leading on both operational and strategic development.